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Dr Giulio Alfano

Dr Giulio Alfano
Reader - Mechanical Engineering PGR Director

Howell Building 108

Maracci, D., Alfano, G., Serpieri, R. and Lenci, S. (2019) 'Characterising interfaces for reinforced concrete: Experiments and multiplane cohesive zone modelling for titanium alloy rebars'. European Journal of Mechanics, A/Solids, 75. pp. 258 - 276. ISSN: 0997-7538 Open Access Link

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Škec, L., Alfano, G. and Jelenić, G. (2018) 'Enhanced simple beam theory for characterising mode-I fracture resistance via a double cantilever beam test'. Composites Part B: Engineering, 167. pp. 250 - 262. ISSN: 1359-8368 Open Access Link

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Škec, L., Alfano, G. and Jelenić, G. (2018) 'Complete analytical solutions for double cantilever beam specimens with bi-linear quasi-brittle and brittle interfaces'. International Journal of Fracture, 215 (1-2). pp. 1 - 37. ISSN: 0376-9429 Open Access Link

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Skec, L., Alfano, G. and Jelenic, G. (2018) 'On Gc, Jc and the characterisation of the mode-I fracture resistance in delamination or adhesive debonding'. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 144-145. pp. 100 - 122. ISSN: 0020-7683 Open Access Link

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Obeid, O., Alfano, G., Bahai, H. and Jouhara, H. (2018) 'Experimental and Numerical Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Welding in a Lined Pipe'. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 32. pp. 857 - 872. ISSN: 1526-6125 Open Access Link

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Obeid, O., Alfano, G., Bahai, H. and Jouhara, H. (2018) 'Numerical simulation of thermal and residual stress fields induced by lined pipe welding'. Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, 5. pp. 1 - 14. ISSN: 2451-9049 Open Access Link

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Obeid, O., Alfano, G., Bahai, H. and Jouhara, H. (2018) 'Mechanical response of a lined pipe under dynamic impact'. Engineering Failure Analysis, 88 (June 2018). pp. 35 - 53. ISSN: 1350-6307 Open Access Link

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Shamass, R., Alfano, G. and Guarracino, F. (2018) 'Investigation on the plastic buckling paradox for metal cylinders'. Computational and Experimental Methods in Structures, 9. pp. 35 - 64. ISSN: 2044-9283

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Obeid, O., Alfano, G., Bahai, H. and Jouhara, H. (2017) 'A parametric study of thermal and residual stress fields in lined pipe welding'. Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, 4. pp. 205 - 218. ISSN: 2451-9049 Open Access Link

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Earij, A., Alfano, G., Cashell, K. and Zhou, X. (2017) 'Nonlinear three–dimensional finite–element modelling of reinforced–concrete beams: Computational challenges and experimental validation'. Engineering Failure Analysis, 82. pp. 92 - 115. ISSN: 1350-6307 Open Access Link

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Rahmati, MT., Norouzi, S., Bahai, H. and Alfano, G. (2017) 'Experimental and numerical study of structural behavior of a flexible riser model'. Applied Ocean Research, 67. pp. 162 - 168. ISSN: 0141-1187

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Obeid, O., Alfano, G. and Bahai, H. (2017) 'Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of a Single-Pass Weld Overlay and Girth Welding in Lined Pipe'. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 26 (8). pp. 1 - 16. ISSN: 1059-9495

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Alfano, G. and Musto, M. (2017) 'Thermodynamic Derivation and Damage Evolution for a Fractional Cohesive-Zone Model'. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 143 (7). pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 1943-7889 Open Access Link

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Shamass, R., Alfano, G. and Guarracino, F. (2016) 'On Elastoplastic Buckling Analysis of Cylinders Under Nonproportional Loading by Differential Quadrature Method'. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 17 (7). pp. 1750072 - 1750072. ISSN: 0219-4554

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Rahmati, MT., Bahai, H. and Alfano, G. (2016) 'An accurate and computationally efficient small-scale nonlinear FEA of flexible risers'. Ocean Engineering, 121. pp. 382 - 391. ISSN: 0029-8018 Open Access Link

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Beltempo, A., Balduzzi, G., Alfano, G. and Auricchio, F. (2015) 'Analytical derivation of a general 2D non-prismatic beam model based on the Hellinger–Reissner principle'. Engineering Structures, 101. pp. 88 - 98. ISSN: 1873-7323

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Shamass, R., Alfano, G. and Guarracino, F. (2015) 'An investigation into the plastic buckling paradox for circular cylindrical shells under non-proportional loading'. Thin Walled Structures, 95. pp. 347 - 362. ISSN: 0263-8231 Open Access Link

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Albarella, M., Serpieri, R., Alfano, G. and Sacco, E. (2015) 'A 3D multiscale cohesive zone model for quasi-brittle materials accounting for friction, damage and interlocking'. European Journal of Computational Mechanics, 24 (4). pp. 144 - 170. ISSN: 1779-7179

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Shamass, R., Alfano, G. and Guarracino, F. (2015) 'An Analytical Insight into the Buckling Paradox for Circular Cylindrical Shells under Axial and Lateral Loading'. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2015. pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 1563-5147 Open Access Link

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Serpieri, R., Alfano, G. and Sacco, E. (2015) 'A mixed-mode cohesive-zone model accounting for finite dilation and asperity degradation'. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 67-68. pp. 102 - 115. ISSN: 0020-7683 Open Access Link

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Musto, M. and Alfano, G. (2015) 'A fractional rate-dependent cohesive-zone model'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING, 105 (5). pp. 313 - 341. ISSN: 0029-5981 Open Access Link

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Shamass, R., Zhou, X. and Alfano, G. (2014) 'Finite-element analysis of shear-off failure of keyed dry joints in precast concrete segmental bridges'. Journal of Bridge Engineering, 20 (6). pp. 04014084 - 04014084. ISSN: 1943-5592 Open Access Link

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Shamass, R., Alfano, G. and Guarracino, F. (2014) 'A numerical investigation into the plastic buckling paradox for circular cylindrical shells under axial compression'. Engineering Structures, 75. pp. 429 - 447. ISSN: 0141-0296 Open Access Link

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Serpieri, R., Sacco, E. and Alfano, G. (2014) 'A thermodynamically consistent derivation of a frictional-damage cohesive-zone model with different mode i and mode II fracture energies'. European Journal of Mechanics A: Solids, 49. pp. 13 - 25. ISSN: 1873-7285 Open Access Link

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Alfano, G. (2014) 'Multi-timescale analysis of fatigue crack growth on interfaces via cohesive-zone models'. European Journal of Computational Mechanics, 23 (1-2). pp. 38 - 60. ISSN: 1779-7179 Open Access Link

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Serpieri, R., Varricchio, L., Sacco, E. and Alfano, G. (2014) 'Bond-slip analysis via a cohesive-zone model simulating damage, friction and interlocking'. Frattura ed Integrita Strutturale, 8 (29). pp. 284 - 292.Open Access Link

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Edmans, BD., Alfano, G. and Bahai, H. (2013) 'Nonlinear multi-scale homogenization with different structural models at different scales'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING, 94 (4). pp. 355 - 373. ISSN: 0029-5981 Open Access Link

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Edmans, BD., Alfano, G. and Bahai, H. (2013) 'Nonlinear multi-scale homogenization with different structural models at different scales'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. ISSN: 0029-5981

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Musto, M. and Alfano, G. (2013) 'A novel rate-dependent cohesive-zone model combining damage and visco-elasticity'. Computers and Structures, 118. pp. 126 - 133. ISSN: 0045-7949 Open Access Link

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Alfano, G., De Cicco, F. and Prota, A. (2012) 'Intermediate debonding failure of RC beams retrofitted in flexure with FRP: Experimental results versus prediction of codes of practice'. Journal of Composites for Construction, 16 (2). pp. 185 - 195. ISSN: 1090-0268

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Serpieri, R. and Alfano, G. (2011) 'Bond-slip analysis via a thermodynamically consistent interface model combining interlocking, damage and friction'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 85 (2). pp. 164 - 186. ISSN: 0029-5981

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Bahtui, A., Alfano, G., Bahai, H. and Hosseini-Kordkheili, SA. (2010) 'On the multi-scale computation of un-bonded flexible risers'. Engineering Structures, 32 (8). pp. 2287 - 2299. ISSN: 0141-0296

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Bahtui, A., Bahai, H. and Alfano, G. (2009) 'Numerical and analytical modeling of unbonded flexible risers'. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 131 (2). pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 0892-7219

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Alfano, G., Bahtui, A. and Bahai, H. (2009) 'Numerical derivation of constitutive models for unbonded flexible risers'. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 51 (4). pp. 295 - 304. ISSN: 0020-7403 Open Access Link

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Bahtui, A., Bahai, H. and Alfano, G. (2008) 'A finite element analysis for unbonded flexible risers under torsion'. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 130 (4). ISSN: 0892-7219

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Alfano, G., Marmo, F. and Rosati, L. (2007) 'An unconditionally convergent algorithm for the evaluation of the ultimate limit state of RC sections subject to axial force and biaxial bending'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 72 (8). pp. 924 - 963. ISSN: 0029-5981 Open Access Link

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Alfano, G. and Sacco, E. (2006) 'Combining interface damage and friction in a cohesive-zone model'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 68 (5). pp. 542 - 582. ISSN: 0029-5981 Open Access Link

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Alfano, G., Marfia, S. and Sacco, E. (2006) 'A cohesive damage-friction interface model accounting for water pressure effect on crack propagation'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 196 (1-3). pp. 192 - 209. ISSN: 0045-7825

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Alfano, G. (2006) 'On the influence of the shape of the interface law on the application of cohesive-zone models'. Composites Science and Technology, 66 (6). pp. 723 - 730. ISSN: 0266-3538

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Alfano, G. and Crisfield, MA. (2003) 'Solution strategies for the delamination analysis based on a combination of local-control arc-length and line searches'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 58 (7). pp. 999 - 1048. ISSN: 0029-5981 Open Access Link

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Crisfield, MA. and Alfano, G. (2002) 'Adaptive hierarchical enrichment for delamination fracture using a decohesive zone model'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 54 (9). pp. 1369 - 1390. ISSN: 0029-5981 Open Access Link

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Alfano, G. and Crisfield, MA. (2001) 'Finite element interface models for the delamination analysis of laminated composites: mechanical and computational issues'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 50 (7). pp. 1701 - 1736. ISSN: 0029-5981 Open Access Link

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Alfano, G., De Angelis, F. and Rosati, L. (2001) 'General solution procedures in elasto/viscoplasticity'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 190 (39). pp. 5123 - 5147. ISSN: 0045-7825

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Alfano, G., Auricchio, F., Rosati, L. and Sacco, E. (2001) 'MITC finite elements for laminated composite plates'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 50 (3). pp. 707 - 738. ISSN: 0029-5981 Open Access Link

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Qui, Y., Crisfield, MA. and Alfano, G. (2001) 'An interface element formulation for the simulation of delamination with buckling'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 68 (16). pp. 1755 - 1776. ISSN: 0013-7944

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Alfano, G., Rosati, L. and Valoroso, N. (2000) 'A numerical strategy for finite element analysis of no-tension materials'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 48 (3). pp. 317 - 350. ISSN: 1097-0207 Open Access Link

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Alfano, G., Rosati, L. and Valoroso, N. (1999) 'A tangent-secant approach to rate-independent elastoplasticity: formulations and computational issues'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 179 (3-4). pp. 379 - 405. ISSN: 0045-7825

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Alfano, G., Rosati, L. and Valoroso, N. (1998) 'A displacement-like finite element model for J2 elastoplasticity: Variational formulation and finite-step solution'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 155 (3-4). pp. 325 - 358. ISSN: 0045-7825

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Alfano, G. and Rosati, L. (1998) 'A general approach to the evaluation of consistent tangent operators for rate-independent elastoplasticity'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 167 (1-2). pp. 75 - 89. ISSN: 0045-7825

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Alfano, G., Marotti de Sciarra, F. and Rosati, L. (1996) 'Automatic analysis of multicell thin-walled sections'. Computers and Structures, 59 (4). pp. 641 - 655. ISSN: 0045-7949

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